Asian Horror Movies I've Watched

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1.
Ju-on: The Curse (2000 Video)
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A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school. (70 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
2.
Battle Royale (2000)
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In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
3.
Battle Royale II (2003)
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Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara. (134 mins.)
 
4.
Ringu (1998)
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A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the viewer seven days after watching it. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
5.
Audition (1999)
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A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
6.
Cold Fish (2010)
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When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation... (146 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
7.
Confessions (2010)
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A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death. (106 mins.)
 
8.
One Missed Call (2003)
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People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths. (112 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
9.
Suicide Club (2001)
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A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides. (99 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
10.
Otoshimono (2006)
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On her way to school, high school girl Nana sees a train accident. Then Nana and her friend Kanae start to come across various bizarre phenomena... (93 mins.)
 
11.
Grotesque (2009)
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An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs... (73 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
12.
Pulse (2001)
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Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet. (118 mins.)
 
13.
Nightmare Detective 2 (2008)
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Still haunted by his unwanted abilities, which allow him to enter other people's dreams, and memories of his mother dying when he was a child... (102 mins.)
 
14.
Noroi: The Curse (2005)
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A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba." (115 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
15.
Unholy Women (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment... (107 mins.)
 
16.
Strange Circus (2005)
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The erotic novelist Taeko is writing a morbid story of a family destroyed by incest, murder and abuse. Her assistant, Yuji, sets on a mission to uncover the reality of this story, but the reality might be too much to bear. (108 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
17.
Three... Extremes (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors. (118 mins.)
 
18.
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
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A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family. (115 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
19.
Cello (2005)
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A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck (94 mins.)
Director: Woo-cheol Lee
 
20.
Sin-de-rel-la (2006)
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The daughter of a plastic surgeon experiences strange events that seem to be connected her childhood. (94 mins.)
Director: Man-dae Bong
 
21.
Ghastly (2011)
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After his parents are murdered, Bin is taken into the care of relatives. He begins to act strangely, the new occupants of his house experience horrific nightmares, and a mystery unfolds as a terrible secret is revealed. (91 mins.)
Director: Ko Seok-jin
 
22.
Hansel and Gretel (2007)
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After meeting an mysterious girl on an dark stretch of road, a young salesman is invited to a beautiful house with bizarre secrets and no way to escape. (117 mins.)
Director: Pil-Sung Yim
 
23.
Mother (2009)
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A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder. (129 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
 
24.
The Red Shoes (2005)
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A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go. (103 mins.)
Director: Yong-gyun Kim
 
25.
Thirst (2009)
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Through a failed medical experiment, a priest is stricken with vampirism and is forced to abandon his ascetic ways. (133 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
26.
A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
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A suburban town in Japan is the victim of what is supposedly just an urban legend, a woman's spirit with a horribly disfigured face who is intent on kidnapping children for unknown reasons. (90 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
27.
The Doll Master (2004)
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5 young people, a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement and a mysterious young girl in red... (90 mins.)
Director: Yong-ki Jeong
 
28.
Wishing Stairs (2003)
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A staircase leading to the dormitory of a remote boarding school usually has 28 stairs, but every so often there appears to be 29. When someone steps on the mysterious extra stair, the horror begins (97 mins.)
Director: Jae-yeon Yun
 
29.
Yoga Class (2009)
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After the co-host of a shopping channel TV show loses her job to a younger rival, she enrolls in an intensive yoga course... (97 mins.)
Director: Jae-yeon Yun
 
30.
White: The Melody of the Curse (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Girl group "Pink Dolls" is always pushed into the background by other popular idols. When the girls release their new song "White", a remake from unknown origins they become instant sensations. (106 mins.)
Director: Gok Kim, Sun Kim
 
31.
Shutter (2004)
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A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past. (97 mins.)
 
32.
Coming Soon (2008 Video)
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As an STD spreads throughout a small liberal arts college, victims begin to slowly transform into zombies. Unpopular Jimmy, along with his nerdy best friend Marcus, must kill the bad guy and get the girl before it's too late. (8 mins.)
Director: Michael Kayatta
 
33.
Laddaland (2011)
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When a family moves to Laddaland, an upscale housing development with large, beautiful homes, they discover... (113 mins.)
 
34.
Phone (2002)
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After writing a series of articles about pedophilia, the journalist Ji-won receives threatening calls on her cellular and she changes her number... (104 mins.)
Director: Byeong-ki Ahn
 
35.
Reincarnation (2005)
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A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago. (96 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
36.
Bloody Reunion (2006)
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Buried grudges have disasterous consequences for a class reunion in this unapologetically bloody film from Korean director Dae-wung Lim. (93 mins.)
Director: Dae-wung Lim
 
37.
Goth (2008)
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Morino and Kamiyama share a morbid fascination with cruelty and murder in this horror. Together they... (95 mins.)
Director: Gen Takahashi
 
38.
A Blood Pledge (2009)
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Four friends make an oath sworn in blood to commit suicide one night, but the next morning only one is found lying dead on the school grounds... (88 mins.)
Director: Jong-yong Lee
 
39.
Occult (2009)
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Koji Shiraishi is interested in strange indiscriminate murder at a sightseeing resort. He goes behind the camera to investigate the circumstances surrounding strange occurrences and interview the survivors. (110 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
40.
Guilty of Romance (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A grisly murder occurs in Maruyama-cho, Shibuya, Tokyo - a love hotel district - a woman was found dead in a derelict apartment... (144 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
41.
Dark Water (2002)
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A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water. (101 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata